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Pear Trees - BaldwinPyrus communis
USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-9
Baldwin pears are semi-hard, sweet pears great for canning or desserts. The pears are medium-sized and yellow and ripen in early fall. They are moderately blight and spot resistant and the tree is low chill for the South. The Baldwin requires 150 chill hours. LeConte or Orient make good pollinators for Baldwin. At maturity, it can reach a height between 15-20 feet and a width of 12-15 feet.
USDA ZONES: Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9.pear-flordahome,pear-hood,pear-pineapple
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How to Plant
STEP 2) Once you've located the perfect spot, the hole you are digging must be at least double the width and as deep as the root system you are planting.
STEP 3) Remove the plant from the pot and place the root ball in the hole. The top of the root system should be level with the ground. Before placing the tree or shrub in the hole, use your hands to gently break up the root system.
STEP 4) Once the plant is in place, backfill the hole with native soil and any leftover potting material.
STEP 5) Pack down the soil to eliminate any air pockets.
STEP 6) When finished, water thoroughly.
Came on time (only two days) well packaged. Transplanted with no shock. It’s now been 3-4 years and about 10 feet tall but no flowers or fruit. Have two other pear trees. Only one has produced (a little bit).